Khalifa Stadium in Doha which is undergoing complete renovation in preparation to host some of the matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Sepam, which was founded by Gus Kearney in 1976, is a Clonmel, Co Tipperary-based engineering, procurement, management and construction business that,(...)

Jim Mansfield jnr: considering trying to bring a case to the European Court of Human Rights alleging that he and his family were illegally deprived of €1.15 billion in assets. Photograph: Courts Collins

Jim Mansfield jnr, son of the late businessman Jim Mansfield, complained to Taoiseach Enda Kenny about Garda raids on the family home earlier this ye(...)

Jim Mansfield jnr: lost his appeal against a €6.3 million judgment. Photograph: Collins

Jim Mansfield jnr, the 47-year-old son of the late Jim Mansfield snr, has had a difficult year. His father was the entrepreneur behind the Citywest Ho(...)

Mircosoft offices in Sandyford, Dublin: company is part of a “double Irish” structure involving Microsoft companies that are tax resident in Bermuda. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd, the Dublin-based hub of the global technology group, has warned that audits being conducted in Europe could have a m(...)

Commissioner Niall Cody.Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Switzerland refused a request for assistance to help bring prosecutions here on the basis of the leaked HSBC Geneva banking files, according to the Ir(...)

US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen during a hearing of the house financial services committee on Capitol Hill today. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Global stock markets rose slightly today, helped by better-than-expected Chinese factory activity data, and comments from US Federal Reserve chair Jan(...)

Christopher Keegan of Kaph on Drury Street said that 90 per cent of his customers  pay with cash. Picture Nick Bradshaw

New banking charges being introduced by Bank of Ireland to promote digital transactions do not suit small businesses that deal mainly in cash, the ow(...)

‘A number of countries (France, Belgium and Argentina) have decided to have a go at securing criminal prosecutions against HSBC Geneva on the back of the files stolen from the bank by a then employee in 2006 and 2007.’ Photograph:  Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

Is it unfair to say that despite the awfulness of what was revealed over the past number of days in relation to HSBC Private Bank in Geneva, the revel(...)

The amount of money linked to Ireland in the leaked HSBC files is inflated by the International Financial Services Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The amount of money linked to Ireland in the leaked HSBC files is inflated by the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in Dublin, and the(...)

Belgian prosecutors said they may step up their part of a global investigation if their request for HSBC to volunteer information fails to yield results. Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

HSBC managers and former staff risk an international arrest warrant as Belgium escalated an inquiry amid revelations showing how a Swiss unit may have(...)